THOUSANDS OF Leeds boxing fans are waiting enthusiastically for tonight’s fight between local hero Josh Warrington and Hasashi Amagasa at the First Direct Arena for what is sure to be one of the city’s sporting events of the year.
Meanwhile, two more Leeds fighters, Nicola Adams and Qais Ashfaq, booked their places at the Rio Olympics with victories at the European qualifying tournament in Turkey.
What more proof is needed of Leeds’s claim to be a world-class boxing city?
Good luck to Josh. And good luck to Nicola and Qais. The whole of Leeds is supporting you all.